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Amateur clubs look forward to welcome Bundesliga sides in DFB-Pokal Round 1

Julia Scharf, Reinhard Grindel and Palina Rojinski during the DFB-Pokal 2018/19 Round 1 draw ceremony at the Deutsches Fußballmuseum (German Football Museum) in Dortmund on June 8, 2018. (© CPD Football)

The draw for the first round of the DFB-Pokal (German Cup) 2018/19 was held yesterday night with the draw carried out by DFB president Reinhard Grindel and tv star Palina Rojinski at the Deutsche Fußballmuseum (German Football Museum) in Dortmund. The draw was broadcasted live by German national tv channel ARD in their live show Sportschau Club hosted by Julia Scharf.

Defending champions Eintracht Frankfurt travel to 5th division side SSV Ulm, while record champions Bayern Munich have to travel to the north to Regionalliga (4th division) side SV Drochtersen/Assel.

The matches would be played from Friday to Monday, August 17 to 20 across the country with the amateur clubs looking to welcome their more established opponents.

DFB Pokal 2018/19 – Round 1

SV Linx – 1. FC Nürnberg
SV Wehen Wiesbaden – FC St. Pauli
SV Rödinghausen – Dynamo Dresden
1. FC Magdeburg – Darmstadt 98

1. FC Lok Stendal – Arminia Bielefeld
TuS Erndtebrück – Hamburger SV
TSV Steinbach – FC Augsburg
TuS RW Koblenz – Fortuna Düsseldorf

SpVgg Greuther Fürth – Borussia Dortmund
TSV 1860 München – Holstein Kiel
RW Oberhausen – SV Sandhausen
Erzgebirge Aue – FSV Mainz 05

SC Weiche Flensburg – VfL Bochum
BSG Chemie Leipzig – SSV Jahn Regensburg
SV Elversberg – VfL Wolfsburg
TuS Dassendorf – MSV Duisburg

1. FC Schweinfurt 05 – FC Schalke 04
BFC Dynamo Berlin – 1. FC Köln
Wormatia Worms – Werder Bremen
SV Drochtersen/Assel – FC Bayern München

SSV Jeddeloh II – 1. FC Heidenheim
1. FC Kaiserslautern – 1899 Hoffenheim
FC Viktoria Köln – RB Leipzig
Carl Zeiss Jena – Union Berlin

SC Paderborn 08 – FC Ingolstadt
BSC Hastedt – Borussia Mönchengladbach
FC Energie Cottbus – SC Freiburg
Karlsruher SC – Hannover 96

Eintracht Braunschweig – Hertha BSC
Hansa Rostock – VfB Stuttgart
1. CfR Pforzheim – Bayer 04 Leverkusen
SSV Ulm 1846 – Eintracht Frankfurt